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LAWS, RHODIAN, maritime. law. A code of laws adopted by the people of Rhodes, who had, by their commerce and naval victories, obtained the sovereignty of the sea, about nine hundred. years before the Christian era. There is reason to suppose this code has not been transmitted to posterity, at least not in a perfect state. A collection of marine constitutions, under the denomination of Rhodian Laws, may be seen in Vinnius, but they bear evident marks of a spurious origin. See Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 4, p. 15; this Dict. Code; Laws of Oleron; Laws of Wisbuy; Laws of the Hanse Towns.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Thus, Amdahl's Law can calculate the upper bound of the parallel program speedup.
Also, the total execution time T(f, n, [p.sub.app]) with diverse numbers of cores is able to be estimated by using Amdahl's law. It should also be noted that the execution time depends on the compression parameter q.
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Section 2 presents an overview on Amdahl's law. In Section 3, we briefly describe the different types of multicore architectures.
In the late 1980s, key concerns included whether Amdahl's Law would limit to 100 or so the number of processors that can be used efficiently (see the sidebar Promise and Limits of Amdahl's Law and Moore's Law).
Amdahl's Law was a state-of-the-art analytical model that guided software developers to evaluate the actual speedup that could be achieved by using parallel programs, or hardware designers to draw much more elaborate microarchitecture and components.
These computers let programmers dodge hard problems by running them on one processor and blaming Amdahl's law for the resulting poor performance.
The performance obtained by this typical parallelization is limited according to Amdahl's law [8][9][10][11].
A danger with parallel programming, according to Amdahl's law [1], is that there are sequential bottlenecks which prohibit parallelization.